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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up. The plan releas
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:47
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[Asia] World Cancer Day: 5 key facts about lung cancer in India

#1. Smoking tobacco remains the single most important risk factor (80–90%) when it comes to developing lung cancer. #2. The overall estimated lung cancer mortality in India in 2012 was 63,759, making it the third most common cause of cancer-related mort
The Health Site (in)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:59
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600 people diagnosed with cancer every year in Brunei: health minister

"Hence, chances of cancer can be reduced by avoiding risk factors and taking preventive measures such as stop smoking and avoiding exposure to second-hand smoke; maintaining a healthy weight from childhood and throughout life; ensuring that you take two
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 5, 2018 16:25
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Japan's antismoking plan with gaping loophole sparks outcry

Japan's recently unveiled antismoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists as it has a gaping loophole -- basically allowing customers at restaurants and bars to carry on lighting up. The plan released last Tuesday by
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Feb 3, 2018 13:43
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Smog is Clogging Your Lungs, Putting You at Risk of Lung Cancer

But lung cancer can also occur in people who have never smoked in their life. As per data, 15% of patients diagnosed with lung cancer have no history of tobacco use. And 20% of women who developed lung cancer have never smoked. In fact, lung cancer in no
The Quint (in)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:49
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[Netherlands] Top Dutch cancer hospital joins tobacco class action lawsuit

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (AVL) cancer hospital in Amsterdam said in a statement on Thursday that it was joining an ongoing legal action against four Dutch-based tobacco firms...against Phillip Morris, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Japan
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:49
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[West Virginia] Court Affirms Benefits Award For Lung Cancer Death

A company agreed to take on workers’ compensation claims when it purchased a facility, and a widow’s lung cancer claim falls within the list of compensable claims, even though some doctors concluded that asbestos was not a cause of the disease, West Virgi
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 1, 2018 03:42
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LEVIN: Proposal undermines Florida anti-smoking efforts

As an attorney and a former 50-year smoker currently battling stage 4 lung cancer, I’ve spent the better part of my life fighting Big Tobacco... Killing Tobacco Free Florida’s advertising campaign is, quite simply, a gift to the tobacco companies.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 1, 2018 03:24
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Every second man in Armenia is a smoker, survey reveals

More that half of the male population of Armenia - 51,5% - are smokers, while 1.8% of women are in the country’s smoking community, a new report by the health ministry revealed recently. 94.3% of smokers prefer factory-made cigarettes, the STEPS national
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:44
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American College of Chest Physicians publishes new lung cancer screening guidelines

Today, the highly anticipated guidelines on screening for lung cancer by the American College of Chest Physicians® (CHEST) were published online on the journal CHEST® website. This comes after the guideline panelists provided a peek at the recommendations
PR Newswire
added Jan 31, 2018 15:12
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